Lecture: What Does Trump's Election Mean? Free Speech, the Media, and Political Correctness in the Age of Trump


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium at Notre Dame

The Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies and the Undergraduate Minor in Constitutional Studies present speakers Ross Douthat and William A. Galston.  Book signing and reception to follow.

Ross Douthat joined The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist in April 2009. Previously, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic and a blogger for He is the author of Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, published in 2012, and Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class (2005), and a co-author, with Reihan Salam, of Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream (2008). He is the film critic for National Review.

William A. Galston holds the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in the Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program, where he serves as a senior fellow. He is also College Park Professor at the University of Maryland. A former policy advisor to President Clinton and presidential candidates, Galston is an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, and elections. Galston has appeared on all the principal television networks and is a frequent commentator on NPR.  He writes a weekly column for the Wall Street Journal.

All are welcome.

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